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Global Risk Assessment and Strategic Planning: An introduction and facilitator’s guide to the GRASP Methodology

Author(s): John McLaughlin, Michael Ocock, Agi Oldfield, Barry Trebes
Publication Date: October 2015
ISBN: 9780727760944
Stock level: In stock
£31.67 £45.25

Global Risk Assessment and Strategic Planning  is a combined risk-based methodology for management planning and decision making in projects. GRASP uses multi-stakeholder perspectives to enlarge the project team’s knowledge base and increase awareness of the circumstances in ...

The Philosophy of Risk

Author(s): John C Chicken, Consultant and Tamar Posner, Safety Assessment Federation
Publication Date: April 1999
ISBN: 9780727726667
Stock level: Low stock
£25.55 £36.50

This book gives decision-makers a logical overall philosophy of risk that will enable them to make sound and consistently defensible decisions about the acceptability of risk. The authors examine a variety of activities - as diverse as major industrial projects and medicine, ...

Communication for Professional Engineers, 2nd edition

Author(s): W. Scott, Consultant and Bertil Billing, Consultant Engineer
Publication Date: April 1997
ISBN: 9780727726308
Stock level: Low stock
£18.20 £26.00

The skill of communicating effectively is rarely an inherited gift and the majority of people, who are not blessed with this instinctive flair, have to work hard to develop and acquire the ability. Communication for professional engineers is a practical and down-to-earth g...

Negotiating Skills in Engineering and Construction

Author(s): Bill Scott and Bertil Billing
Publication Date: July 1990
ISBN: 9780727715173
Stock level: Low stock
£25.55 £36.50

This book is about the personal skills which engineers use in negotiations. It covers the different negotiating skills needed during all three phases of a contract: to secure it, during its lifetime, and to settle outstanding matters afterwards. The book also shows how to res...

Strategic Risk: A Guide for Directors

Author(s): Actuarial Profession and Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication Date: May 2006
ISBN: 9780727734679
Stock level: In stock
£48.12 £68.75

"Reading this report will make company directors think hard - and few will decide to ignore its cogent and direct advice" - Dr Martin Barnes, Executive Director, The Major Projects Association and President, The Association for Project Management The success of enterpris...

Appraisal, Risk and Uncertainty

Author(s): Professor Nigel Smith, University of Leeds
Publication Date: November 2003
ISBN: 9780727731852
Stock level: Low stock
£25.55 £36.50

Projects need to achieve strategic goals and to that end must work in different levels of uncertainty. Engineers must be aware of methods to operate in ambiguous situations. Project promoters, project managers and consultants should understand the formative stages of each pro...

The Railway Metropolis: How Planners, Politicians and Developers Shaped Modern London

Author(s): Michael Schabas
Publication Date: December 2016
ISBN: 9780727761804
Stock level: In stock
£36.05 £51.50

Advance praise for The Railway Metropolis: “ Michael Schabas has been associated with virtually every railway project in London over three decades. His story of what happened (and what didn't), and why, and who did what, is compelling reading. I couldn't put it down!” ...

NEC3: The Role of the Supervisor

Author(s): Bronwyn Mitchell and Barry Trebes
Publication Date: September 2015
ISBN: 9780727760968
Stock level: In stock
£47.50

NEC3: The Role of the Supervisor is a practical ‘how to’ guide for those performing the role of Supervisor on NEC3 ECC contracts. It offers useful guidance and practical tips as well as highlighting the importance and the significant potential benefits that the role of Supe...

Programme Management in Construction

Author(s): Peter T. Barnes, Roy Farren, Ali D. Haidar and Kenneth P. Wells
Publication Date: January 2015
ISBN: 9780727760142
Stock level: In stock
£42.17 £60.25

Programme Management in Construction provides a comprehensive introduction to the application of programme management in the construction industry, demonstrating detailed coverage of programme management techniques through best practice guidance and case study examples. En...

Risk Analysis and Management for Projects (RAMP), 3rd edition

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Institute and Faculty of Actuaries
Publication Date: July 2014
ISBN: 9780727741578
Stock level: In stock
£36.05 £51.50

Risk and uncertainty surround every human activity and influence everything we do. RAMP (Risk Analysis and Management for Projects) is a well-established framework for analysing and managing the risks involved in projects, whether large or small. With an emphasis on the st...